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Commercial Planning and Change

Skills and knowledge to effectively lead organisations both strategically and ethically


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As the world continues to recover from the effects of the recent economic downturn, the demand for executives who can maintain growth, sustain performance and assertively lead their companies through difficult times has increased. This course will focus on helping participants acquire crucial skills and knowledge to effectively lead their organisations both strategically and ethically. It will also promote the professional, intellectual, and personal development required to lead across all levels of the organisation.

Who should attend

This course is designed for those senior executives, department heads and all those who play a key role in organisations' strategic alignment and succession plan.


The Leadership Journey

  • Advantages and disadvantages of differing leadership styles
  • Challenges of leadership responsibilities
  • Personal and professional growth
  • Building and leading an effective team 

Leadership and Corporate Accountability

  • Understanding the new global standards of business conduct
  • Assess the legal, ethical, and economic elements of leadership
  • Different corporate governance models
  • Approaches to social responsibility
  • Enhancing risk management 

Setting Competitive and Corporate Strategy

  • Scanning the environment
  • Assessing the industry for business profitability
  • Achieving competitive sustainability
  • Strategic analysis 

Planning and Managing Change

  • Defining change, causes, impact and risk management
  • Re-engineering business process
  • Linking strategic and operational change
  • Identifying difficulties and dealing with resistance and barriers to change 

Managing Innovation and Organisational Effectiveness

  • Methods and action-planning tools for identifying, analysing and solving organisational problems
  • Exploring the techniques for managing innovation
  • Maximising creativity

At the end of this course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand and overcome the challenges of leadership
  • Appreciate the importance of corporate accountability
  • Assess and manage risk
  • Plan and effectively manage the change process
  • Become a positive change agent
  • Create and foster innovative culture that maximises creativity
  • Accountability
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Managing Change
  • Leadership
  • Risk Management
  • Strategic Planning, Formulation and Design
  • Team Building

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